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Lethbridge Daily Herald, The (Newspaper) - April 8, 1911, Lethbridge, Alberta Vol. fV. THIRTY-TWO PAGES Aha.. -Saturday, April 8.1011, Number 100 rnnnrrT nrnAnTC CORRECT REPORTS No Trace Can be Found of Missing Baby BIG IMPLEMENT WAREHOUSE TO BE BUILT Calgary's Money-Making Street Railway MINERS WILL NOT BREAK WONDERING WHAT WILSON WILL DO Union Men United Throughout the Entire District It was reported from Kernie iast uight that II. Wilson, the now manager of the Crows Nest Pass Coal Co', was on his way to Fernie from the East. General Man- ager Ashworth, lately resign- ed, loft Fernie yesterday to meet Mr. Wilson on tiie road. There is great deal of speculation among the opef-a- lors as to wliat effect the change in management will have on the strike situation. NO VIOLENCE D. McNabb, ex-M. P. P. Denies Some of the Rumors Circulated RALPH SMITH, M. P. Who spoke in the defence of Recip rocity in Toronto last night. A week ago yesterday afternoon, the: miners of District No. 1R, flown their touls and walked out. Dur-j iuit the week that has elapsed there: been absolutely no change in thoj Eituiition. The operators are sitting and the miners' union? sire no move toward a scuifmcnt of; tne differences. In if anything hfis been done at :iH, ii. has been a' jrove on the pnrt. of tho union offi-! i-ii'Is it) strengthen their position and I for ;i lonu strike. The I lorn Id reporter look a walk! O'.ii ihrcugli tlio mininir section ini NtJi'th Lethbridge yesterday afternoon! and found everything exactly the same a? wl'.fjn the men stopped fl'ork. The vepcm published in yesterday's issue! Ic thf.- effect that ten carpenters amir seven blacksmiths ouil work on Thurs- day was in error. There' are only i rnr.e "blacksmiths and carpenters :it 3, and to due a only two of these nsen have quit work. Talking to the Herald about the Tnr.iver, Louis .Moore, secretary of lo- cal union No. of the United Mine of America, said: "Onlyj two of the mechanics :it[ O'.T mines or not the tn go has not been decided. In lad., we are doing nothing to change situation locally. We haven't ev- en held a meeting of the union since the strike began." Length of Strike iong do you think the strike Mr. Moore was asked. l really couldn't, give you an answer to thai it might he. a month or it might, he a year. A' friend of mine was in one of the Miu-j ers' unions in the States, and they! tec, -Martin am! Taylor. JANXIOUS ABOUT POLICE PARTY BIG CROWD AT TORONTO RALLY Heard Liberal Members Explain the Reciprocity Agreement PEEL IS STRONG Richard Blain's Riding is Almost Unanimous for the Measure (Special to the Ottawa, Out.. April evidence of the trend o[ public senti- j, nient on reciprocity was given in the Commons today by Hon. Fielding, who tabled further returns received on the subject. Memorials received by j the government totalled 88 for reci- procity and only three against, j Among the former is the following; S significant message from the County of Peel, represented by Richard Blain. one of the Conservative whips: i "ITave made careful study among; individual farmers in this district j ami have no hesitation in saying j that ninety per cent., regardless of political leanings, support the reci- procity agreement." Memorials .in- clude some, sixty from the provinces of Manitoba, Saskatchewan, .and Al- berta, all favorable. Thc voice of the west is now being heard and confounding corporate in- fluence in tlie-East. Tn the House, j while making a statement that he TWOMDRED CONVICTS KILLED CANNOT FIND THE LOST Birmingham, April hundred state convicts are reported to have beon killed in an explosion in the Banner mines at Littleton, thirty jnjles' from here. The ru- mor is unconfirmed. The Banner mines are in western part of Jefferson county. They are owned by Oxpritt Coal Company, with offices here. The convicts, hired from the various coun- ties throughout the slate, are employed in the mines. Early advices from the scene are meagre.-, The oc- curred "si six forty, and a large number are known to have been killed. Over two hundred men were in the workings at the time. Twenty men have come out of'the mines alive. It is believed that the maority of the remainder are under- ground. It is nor. known whether, the .-explosion was caused by gas or dust. SEVENTY Two Men Took Infant on a Train on i Monday to CALGARY'S GREAT PROFIT RECORD Calgary, April net profit the Calgary municipal railway system cleared 320.02. which is an increase over last .MarcL of The lotaj receipts for the month were while the operating expenses were After deducting the appropriation for conting- ent expenses and interest and sinking fund there is still the splendid return left of VIOLENCE IS FROWNED UPON _ President Powell Strike is a "Battle of (would not support the proposals for ty reasons, Glen Campbell have quit vet.Ill L 1] I I J P 1 J VTIPH L-a.npucii thev wili called on Heresheil Island ratio! ajtrd that he was being deluged by memorials from his constituents .fav- oring reciprocity. Month Overdue-Fears Entertained Edmonton, April fears are felt here for the safety of a j mounted police patrol that left Hcr- 'scliell Island Hot-ember and has In response to tlie demands of wage- workers in eastern cities to offset the selfish opposition ol the financial and corporate interests it lias been de- cided to hold several meetings in the hie eastern cities. Scranton, April to 9.45 o'clock this morning' seventy had been taken out' of the Hi-fated Pan- jcost Mine at Throp. where fire yes- terday entombed many men. Indica- tions are that many others are yet IS MYSTERIOUS Looks as Though Child Had Been Spirited i Away i Calgary, mystery stir thfc disappearance of bal'.r jl'onald Raiistnck over a ago j thickens. Up to the present the! i authorities have evolved no definite i theory to throw lisht on the where- mbouts of the child or account for its i disappearance. Aiadean, druggist was at] ihe station here iast Monday nij-'ht to see a friend off. J.ust as the train I'M the east due to pull out two mon hurried from the shadow of. the yards and piled on board. One of them was muffled in a coon skin over- coat and carried a baby heavily wrap- ped. The baby was whimpering. His companion made all haste to assiet aboard. The fact that the child was unnecessarily bundled and .was in the care of two men who came mysteriously from the direction of the yards amused Mr.. .Maclean's cur- iosity and him to speculate for several minutes on the jxassible ex- planation. At that time he was not aware that. Raileback baby was missing. Two days before the baby's disappearance Mrs. Raiisback was much embarrassed by the appearance of a stranger in the vwstibulc of WAGE MATTER _. _ i Proposed Increase Would Only Affect 40 p. c. of Miners B, A. At a meeting in Messrs. Outline, M.P.'p, who spoke ami Constables Car- in support of the Government propos- not been seen or lieard from' since. Toronto tonight, The consisted of Stnith antl tor Hi; Grain Exchange building where she was a saleswoman at the M. .STOLYPIN Who will remain Premier of around the was explanation 'President "W. of District 18, of-' gave as to the of Ms being ta the city today "I am going to rroK and around to the other campa ust to sea how they are getttef along, and to do a little educating. You said the president, taking on the air of a philosopher, which, by, the way, he is, "we have been, fight ing wiih clirbs, sandbags and gttu kmg enough. This is the Century and such tut at date. This battle is one oi. philosoph- ers, a battle of minds. And we want He requested the ramoval of two members of the Council of Empire, but the Czar refused. He has now com- plied with the Premier's wiih. tobacco stand. He wore a news and j coon skin overcoat and made a trifling purchase He remained about the apartment for nearly an hour and a half watchinc to be found and the grim tragedy of j her furtively until she became uneasy the colliery will be far more awfu! then he disappeared. As he did not than was anticipated. Heading the list of victims is Joseph K. Evans, of West Scranton. who was foreman of the United states Rescue Car which was hurried from its station at Wilkes- barre. 'He was 35 vears old. Dr. J.A. Uarner, International Hoard through thin ice which forms over and C. S. Stnhbs. vice-president ofit, Bureau of Mining, to the heroism of its first." paid high tribute Evans who wa? A search ais- nn enthusiastic reception at BMyod out-three years once, before party set out from Dawson City Sreat "Acting. they sot what they wanted, llowev-itry and locate the missing men, but The Conservative pnrty in caucus er, "we don't expect and certainly returned to report failure, and now held yesterday, sought to allay the heading a rescue gang into the smoke not want i! to last thru Bull another has started out. It is felt dissension which has secured public- j laden mine filled with deadly black could proba'uly you ;i belter an-! that the p.irty may have been buried j ity of late by causing n statement, damp. "There are martyrs in every to that fjiK-stion when Chas.l in a or else have fallen i denying them' the significant fact he said. "Ours has Evans for however, remains that the Opposi- return again to bother her ehe flnally .tllsraisseri the affair from her mind. But a third link in this mysterious chain of discoveries lies in the fact the. sprinps in the northland during j tion speakers evidence discord by liibtrict No. IS. get back from apclla. where they are js but 'j clare Vhnt all the with the Internationa! V.'e wilj hold a meeting when they re-i turn, which u-il! Hkeh- be the firft are accustomed to the north- in- week, and then you may look do not lcar for Bcme dpfinUr action." j ultimate snfety. Just then.Donald McNabh. ex-M. P.' nnd also one of the chief district officers, onine along and en- f.asod in ihe conversation. Light Plants Shut Down "I just returned night from For- jiie." sa'd Mr. McXnbb. "and find ev- erything along the line. boy? are enjoying a holiday, and wnit-j Ing till Mr. Stubbs and Mr. Garner return before any definite action i? taken. I off at several campa Thc Hcc Uorc st.rile thc i taking opposite positions on propos- ls in 1he Honsc. members of the BAD FIRE IN NEW HAVEN New Haven. April buildings which covered a block on lower side of city and adjacent to the manufact- uring district were fireswept early today. The builings dePtroyed on .1 Franklin and Cheptnut Streets, were by Lewis Hawthorne Company Sash find Blind maksr. A four story brick on my way down, and several of them arc dark, thnt. is. the plnm. is entire- electric shut down, nf. working. not evon the This is the case at and Colcmnn of the larger (Continued on Page Five.) b.ullding: used by John T. Doyle Co., dealers in grorers supplies and mak- ers of preserved poods ;md fhrco en houses each two and half Btorys in height, occupied by many ail are a total IOPF. The lowest esti- mate is INSISTS THAT DIAZ RETIRE Ultimatum Issued by Lead- er of Mexican In- surrectos Madero's Camp. HustiHos Ranch, near Chihuahua. April ANOTHER BIG WAREHOUSE HERE Massey-Harris Co., Will Erect a Three Storey Brick Structure WITH BRITAIN AS WITH U.S.A. Unionists Think Recipro- city Should be Arranged With Canada London, April Shelborne, speaking at. said he that several people who say the stran-1 et- tne disclaimer of the United ger was in town for nvo or three days i States government that it was pav- previous to the supposed kidnapping jng the wav towards the poetical'ol anv particular described him as wearing a coon over- j absorption of icome up. _______________ i were our friends, but Canadians were j Mr. Powell .says that the awe WELL KNOWN LADY DEAD I liroilu'rs Jmcl Canada had a nsi- holiday fine. This krlglrt Mrs. .FOS. Moss, wife of the well destiny. Members of the home 'sunshine after working in known rancher :U Mossleigh, near government had been asking what j seems good to them. They wrs Gladys, died of pneumonia. Site was a sister of Prof. Adam Shorn. Rev. Shorrt, of Innisfail, fonwrly of Calgary, and George ranch er near Calgary. our boys to. know that and to 'show them why everything done ihould along that line. Of course, in gucsh. a large number of men there Is o be some rascals and come bot- heads. but are to get men to see that violence proper way to carry on a Neither Mr. Powell -or Donald 'Mt> Nab, the. representative on tlie rj trict executive from this would express any opinions as to likely outcome of the change of man- agers at the Crows Com- pany mines. They both Vary highly of Mr. Wilion. aew man- ager, -M r.oPweli haTing worked under him when he first district. "He is a natural Col- liery ie the way-ha of him. A meeting of the helcl this afternoon In the Hall. U is not thought tfcai j Another big warehouse i? to be BRUISED MEN TO SAVE THEIR LIVES the position would have been if prci- satisfied with the way thinji jo-. erenthi! tariffs Iiaii existed between ;ind no discontent Canada and mother country and lhem anywhere. had wished to enter This reciprocity agreement- with the fd States They would have been perfectly free to make such an ar- rangement ns supplementary to the arrangement with the United King- dom or as a substitution for it. It wn his ultimatum on the this summer. The Massey qupstion of peace was delivered by j Harris company has purchased the, Francisco I. Madero today While three lot? adjoining its present ware-iow" insistin.i; iiiai iVesinenf retire and rhe countrv be sivet Boston, April die crew, bnsised by the captain ex plained, had liecn inflicted tn make the exhauMeti men work t'i s.xve their lone; rrissiiig tiiree- mastntl .1. Diaz house ?itf> from J, Turpin. a new'company now ban a frontage nn in port in tow nf a i Status would have been so aU-ract- j jve. If Canada wantr.d to talk to i tiie sood-lookinc; man next door, well t ]ft lirr. nnd sne came to talk i the matter over with her elder sis-i, I tcr. let them not slam the door her fare. In connection with the tjng properly protected." proposed aprcemeut. the United j iStnTrs viT.r, not proposing to .'cive j Great Kritain the. same advantages jThe 1Icrald> gave gomfc ftlrther Mght they were giving; Canada. That was ;on the malfer ot wases. Ho says that tne first lime np.c pnrt of the empire 1 operators did not agree to glvo e'njoyod from